Romain Garcin

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Friday 9th August 2013

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 873

Romain Garcin

A day ago
Should we have been given notice?

Reply to the comment left by Mandy Thomson at 18/09/2017 - 14:02
It should be stressed that a valid notice to quit does end the tenancy on expiry. The actions of the tenants have actually no bearing on this.... Read More

Romain Garcin

2 weeks ago
Concerns over unintended consequences of fees ban in Commons debate

I'd like to see landlords associations more vocal on this.

The debate has been framed in terms of "letting agents fees" but there are not such things.

A letting agent is indeed just an agent of the landlord and is not entitled to charge tenants anything. That's the law as it stands. When they charge tenants they do so on behalf of the landlord who has authorised it.

They want to ban landlords charging tenants.... Read More

Romain Garcin

3 weeks ago
Section 21 notice date - Will it be thrown out by the courts?

Hi Mo,

There was never any requirement for a s.21 notice served during a fixed term tenancy to expire on the last day of that tenancy.

Such notice has always been allowed to expire on any date so you're fine regarding the expiry date.... Read More

Romain Garcin

3 weeks ago
Dealing with Deposits

Reply to the comment left by Gunga Din at 28/08/2017 - 11:22
Hi Gunga,

You would need to proceed as with a 'normal' tenancy deposit by protecting this deposit within 30 days of receiving it.... Read More

Romain Garcin

4 weeks ago
Data protection law and request from Council

Hi Peter,

If they have sent you a formal notice under the council tax regulations then you are safe to provide the information.

In fact, you are obligated to provide the information or you will face a penalty that starts at £70.... Read More